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AECC Pre-season Cricket dinner 7.30 Fri 21st April

AECC Tennis Congratulations to our Head Coach

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AECC Tennis are proud to announce another award for our Head Coach Not only is Stuart Murray Cheshire LTA Development Coach of the year 2016 he is now Regional Coach Award Winner for the North region - this will help us towards the development of our facilities- thanks Stuart for all your hard work      See full story...

Junior Tennis - Club Night - commences Friday 28th April

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Junior Club Night (Junior tennis members aged 8+) Junior Club Night is held on Friday evening – it is a free session only open to junior tennis members This takes the form of Cardio tennis and some fun tennis-based games This session is followed by an unsupervised junior free-play session where juniors have priority on the courts Friday 5.30 - 6.30pm Summer Term Commences Friday 28th April No sessions Friday 19th May (Road to Wimbledon Tournament), Friday 2nd June (half term), Friday 16th June (adult tournament) Ends Friday 30th June      See full story...

Junior Tennis Match-play - Starts again on 7th May

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Match-Play Dates - for Teams (Free for members / £3 for non-members; reminder that all team players MUST be members and should also have a BTM number) We have assigned specific match-play dates to teams - one for each age group. All children can STILL come along to ALL match-play sessions, but we are specifically allocating a date to each age group, so that the team managers can encourage their squads to turn up on those dates and get some match practice - either singles or doubles. The dates are as follows: 7th May: Normal match play PLUS: Mini-Reds - 1-2pm Mini-Orange - 1-2pm 14th May: Normal match play PLUS: Mini-Green - 1-2pm 21st May: Normal match play PLUS: Under 12-15 Boys - 12.30-2pm 18th June: Normal match play PLUS: Mini-Green - 1-2pm Under 12-15 Girls - 12.30-2pm 25th June: Normal match play PLUS: All Mini Tennis Under 12-15 Girls & Boys - 12.30-2pm 2nd July: Normal match play PLUS: Mini-Reds - 1-2pm Mini-Orange - 1-2pm      See full story...

Wimbledon Draw - Wednesday 26th April - 8pm

Wimbledon Ticket Draw: Wednesday 26th April, 8.00 p.m. Please note the above date for your diaries. But there’s also a couple of changes and big please here…… This year the LTA rules say that if anyone has opted-in then their name will go into our draw. This means that you no-longer have to put your name on a list on the board in the club-house to enter the draw. If your name is on the list in the club-house it means that you have opted-in and will be in the draw. (It’s worth checking that you are on the list because last year the LTA lost some names between opting-in and making the list available) We know that some members have opted in because we asked as many as possible to opt-in because opt-ins = prizes, the LTA use the number of opt-ins to decide how many tickets we get. So, there are possibly some members who may go into the draw who do not really want to be in the draw. If you fall into this category, please email me and I will remove your name from our list. Many thanks for your help. Paul Murray braddexter@hotmail.co.uk      See full story...

AECC Tennis Fundraising Request

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AECC Tennis Fabulous Fundraising Week After two fantastic events last week in the Marquee I think all members must agree to a big round of applause for all those who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes. This has boosted our funds beyond our expectations but there is much more to do before our new courts become a reality! If you missed an opportunity to contribute you can collect a donation form at the club or if you would like to pledge monies towards the cause (for collection end January 2018) please contact Melissa Drath Tennis Chairman      See full story...

Junior Tennis - Easter Holiday Camps - REMINDER TO BOOK!

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Tennis camps start on Monday 3rd April - and run for two weeks over the Easter holiday period - REMINDER TO BOOK! CAMP 1 - APRIL 3rd – 7th (5 DAY CAMP) CAMP 2 - APRIL 10th – 13th (4 DAY CAMP) PLEASE BOOK ON CAMPS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CAMPS in order to secure your place and also to ensure we have the correct number of coaches Please send Stuart Murray the payment and the booking form in advance of the camp If you require any further information, please contact Stuart Murray      See full story...

Junior Tennis Members - Road to Wimbledon Tournament - Friday 19th May 2017

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Road to Wimbledon Tournament Friday 19th May - 5.30pm onwards Open to all members under 14 years of age (born 1 Sept 2002 – 31 Aug 2006) - and rated 7.1 - 10.2 or have no rating as of 13th April 2017 Girls Singles / Boys singles; All standards welcome! Complete entry form and send form with £5 payment to Stuart Murray - or hand it to one of the coaches by Friday 5th May. The girl and boy winner(s) of the event will be invited to the County Finals on 15-16 July. Runners up of the County Finals will be invited to attend a coaching clinic on Saturday 19th August at Wimbledon with Tim Henman and Dan Bloxham The girl and boy winner of each County Final will be invited to play at Wimbledon from 814-19 August 2017 in the National Finals Please arrive at 5.15pm for registration and warm-up      See full story...

AECC Tennis Donations Welcome

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AECC Tennis Donations Welcome A few weeks ago we sent a letter to members requesting your help however big or small the amount. If you feel you would like to contribute to this project which will benefit all please forward your donation as soon as possible. We have a target to reach before the LTA submission next month. A copy of this letter can be collected from the office at the Club. Many thanks for considering this request Alternatively to Buy a Bench...      See full story...

AECC Tennis Social Tennis Help Needed

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AECC Tennis Committee need Help. Volunteer request from the Tennis Committee Organised Club Afternoons and Evenings run for all members from April to September. We would like members to help by running a session please. Contact Club Social Tennis rep Nicola Lloyd to sign up      See full story...

AECC Tennis Elite Tennismark + Status

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AECC Tennis are pleased to announce we have just received accreditation from LTA British Tennis. Tennismark+ is the elite tier of accreditation for tennis venues. It recognises your venue as safe, welcoming and inclusive and that your venue provides a high quality tennis programme, alongside the right environment to ensure the welfare of its members.      See full story...